Today is National Reading Group Day and we are celebrating with a list of our favourite books about books lovers. The Jane Austen Book Group by Karen Joy Fowler The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald The Reading Group by Della Parker Bookworm by Lucy Mangan Howard’s End is on the Landing by Susan Hill The […]Read More How are you celebrating National Reading Group Day?
If you would like to join in with Zoe’s Book Club we have all ten of the fantastic books selected in stock. This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay The often hilarious, at times horrifying and occasionally heartbreaking diaries of a former junior doctor, and the story of why he decided […]Read More Zoe Ball TV Book Club books
Meet other book lovers and celebrate World Book Night at our book group social evening. We’ll also be joined by local author Catherine Alexandra who’ll be talking about her book ‘Dancing Through Fire’, a bittersweet tale of love and redemption in an unlikely friendship. Monday 23 April, 7pm Tickets £2 (includes wine and nibbles) To […]Read More Book Group Social Evening at Carnegie Library
If you’re passionate about reading and enjoy talking about books, why not join our book group? Discover new authors and titles, widen your reading choice and meet other readers in a friendly, informal setting. We are taking names for a new group to start on a Monday evening from 6pm-7pm on the last Monday of […]Read More New Monday Night Book Group at Girvan Library
Prestwick Library’s book groups are proving so popular we’re hoping to set up a new one. If you love reading and chatting about books come along and join us! To find out more Tel: 01292 476769 or drop in to Prestwick Library.Read More Calling all book lovers
If you are lucky enough for Santa to bring you a shiny new gadget for Christmas, don’t forget to load it up with lots of FREE eBooks, magazines and newspapers from your library. eBooks Check out the latest crime thriller or romance novel wherever you are and never have to worry about returning it. We have […]Read More Have you asked Santa for an eBook reader or tablet this Christmas?
Featuring Special Guests Catherine Czerkawaska is an award winning Ayrshire based author of historical and contemporary novels, poetry, short stories and many plays for the stage and for BBC Radio 4. When not writing, she also finds time to collect and deal in antique and vintage textiles. Her short story collections ‘Stained Glass’ and ‘A […]Read More Readers’ Day at Carnegie Library
Join us for an evening with author Moira McPartlin as she talks about her new book ‘The Incomers’. Mission-raised Ellie Amadi expects to live a dream life when she and her son Nat leave home in West Africa to join her white, estate factor, husband James in the Fife mining village of Hollyburn. In 1966 Fife, mixed […]Read More Book Group Social Evening with Moira McPartlin
Above is a photograph of the lovely ladies from Troon Library Book Group who’s monthly get together also happened to fall on World Book Day this year. The group have been meeting for 8 years now and always enjoy a lively discussion and a cuppa.They have just finished reading Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell which they gave […]Read More Troon Library Book Group
National Crime Writing Week 13th-19th June 2011, and all this week we are going to be posting on our blog the wide variety of events that will be taking place in South Ayrshire Libraries. There is something for everyone to enjoy; book groups, author talks, an old Ayr crime walk, and murder mystery nights. We really […]Read More National Crime Writing Week